ILA program, April 7-8, Georgetown Univ, Washington DC

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The International Linguistic Association will be meeting Friday April 7
and Saturday April 8 (2000) at Georgetown University, Washington, DC,
USA. The preliminary program is included below.

The organizer of one of the panels has set up a web-site, and that
web-site has links to housing and registration information. The address is

Sheila Embleton                       embleton at

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Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 11:52:09 -0500
From: Johanna Woltjer <johanna.woltjer at>
Subject: (Revised) Preliminary Program

ILA 2000 - Preliminary Program
Georgetown University

(All activities will be held in the ICC--Intercultural Center, unless noted.)

Friday, April 7, 2000

1-1.30 Registration, Entrance to Room 115

1.30-5 p.m.

Session I: Room 115 Language Contact I:

    a.. Intrasentential Codeswitching as Language Contact in the Bilingual
Mental Lexicon, Longxing Wei, Montclair State University
    b.. The Evolution of Actant Agreement Patterns in Russian Loan Verbs
in Ket, Edward Vajda. Western Washington University
    c.. Dutch and English in Contact: 'Low Dutch' versus American Dutch,
Jaap van Marle, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
    d.. The Ethiopian Sabaean Inscriptions: Language Transmission or
Language Contact?,David Elias, Harvard University
    e.. Internal Development and External Influence: Phonological Change
in Zerq' Chechen, Paul D. Fallon, Howard University
    f.. The Remnants of Germanic-Slavic Linguistic Borderland in Poland,
Tomasz Wicherkiewicz, Adam Mickiewicz University
    g.. How Numerals Came About in Language Contact Situations: The Case
of the Number Seven in Eurasia Penglin Wang, The Chinese University of
Hong Kong
Session II: Whitegravenor, Room 203 (next building to ICC) Optimality
Theory Aproaches I
    a.. The Odds of Eternal Optimization in OT, Paul Boersma
    b.. Constraint Re-Ranking in Phonological Change, Randall Gess,
University of Utah
    c.. Catastrophes at 1000 Grammars/Hour on the 'S'-Curve, Benjamin
Slade, Johns Hopkins University
    d.. The Northern Greek Dialects Revisited: An OT Approach to the
Diachronic Vowel Deletion and Raising Facts, Dale Hartkemeyer, University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    e.. Language Change in OT: The Great Vowel Shift, Viola Miglio,
University of Iceland, and Bruce Moren, Georgetown University
    f.. English Vowel Shifts and "Optimal" Diphthongs: Is there a Logical
Link?, Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell, University of California at Los
    g.. Moroccan Arabic: Vowel Mutations in Optimality Theory: the Case of
the TAZA dialect, Samira Rguibi, Hassan II University, Casablanca
5-6 P.M. Plenary Session I , Room 115
Lila Gleitman, University of Pennsylvania
Saturday, April 8, 2000
    (Late registration during breaks in corridor outside of Room 105)

Coffee and Book Displays in Linguistics & Languages Department Conference
Room #462.

8:30-10.30 a.m.

Session III: Room 105 Language Contact II:

    a.. The Structural Transparency of Modern Cham: the Effects of
Long-term SLA., Graham Thurgood, California State University at Chico
    b.. Areal Development in Standard Average European: Evidence from the
Perfect, Bridget Drinka, University of Texas at San Antonio
    c.. An Anatomy of Multilingualism: Cohesion of Thought among Moroccan
University Students, Linda Stump Rashidi, Mansfield University
    d.. Native or Borrowed, or Both - is it Possible to have Many
Mothers?, Johanna Laakso, University of Helsinki 

Session IV: Room 202 Optimality Theory Approaches II:

    a.. Some Interactions between Foot Structure and Syllable Structure in
the History of the Spanish Language, Conxita Lléo, University of Hamburg
    b.. Is Spanish Quantity-Sensitive?, Alfonso Morales-Front, Georgetown
    c.. Baba Malay Word Stress in Optimality Theory - a Look at Language
Shift, Elzbieta Thurgood, California State University at Chico
    d.. Manner-Sensitive Laryngeal Faithfulness in Proto-Indo-European: an
OT perspective, Olga Petrova, University of Iowa
    e.. Statistics of Cooccurrence Relationships of Consonantal Verbal
Roots in Classical Arabic: Representation and Analysis, Mustapha Rhoula,
Université Sidi Mohammed
    f.. The Substructure of Old English Lexicon: The Stress Pattern of
Latin Loan Names and Native Words, An-nah Moon, Seoul National University

Session V: Room 113 Language Change I

    a.. Chinese Women in the Ancient and Modern Language World, Ganzhi Di,
CUNY Hostos Community College
    b.. An Evaluation of Mayan Etymologies, John R. Costello, New York
    c.. Cross-Linguistic Levels of Intertextual Allusion, Walter
Petrovitz, St. John's University
    d.. Complements of "Forbear" over Three Centuries, Juhani Rudanko,
University of Tampere, Finland 

Session VI: Room 213 Grammar/Semantics/Metaphor

    a.. Grammaticalization of Japanese Case-Marking Particles, Mieko
Banno, University of California at Santa Barbara
    b.. Perspective and Linguistics in Auden's "The Watershed", Helen Chau
Hu, University of California at Long Beach
    c.. Different Views of the City and the Building: A Study of Metaphors
Used by European Architects when Talking about their Projects, Paloma
Ubeda-Mansilla, Universidad Politecnica, Madrid
    d.. Linguistic Change in Specialised Language: An Example From Urban
Planning, Ana Roldan Riejos, Universidad Politecnica, Madrid 

10.30-11.00 a.m. Coffee, Room 462

11.00 a.m, 

Plenary Session II, Room, 105
Sally Thomason, University of Michigan

12.00-1.00 Lunch (Book display in Room #462 will remain open)

1.00-3.00 p.m.

Session VII, Room 105 Language Contact III

    a.. The Effect of Language Contact on Noun and Verb Inflection in
Immigrant Languages in the US, Anna Fenyvesi, University of Szeged,
    b.. Preverbs in Language Contact: Evidence from American Hungarian
among Bilingual Children, Agnes Bolonyai, East Carolina University
    c.. The Influence of Intent on the Formal Characteristics of
Code-Switching, John Wolff, Cornell University
    d.. Contact-Induced Change in the Case Systems of American Finnish and
American Hungarian, Pekka Hirvonen, University of Joensuu, Finland, and
Anna Fenyvesi, University of Szeged, Hungary
Session VIII, Room 113 American Dialect Society Studies

    a.. Mill Villagers and Farmers: Dialect and Economics in a Small
Southern Town, Elizabeth McNair-Du Pree, University of Chicago
    b.. Chinook Jargon Redivivus, Barbara Harris, UVIC, CA
    c.. Adjective Placement in Spanish: Patterns, Approximations,
Anomalies, Maurice Westmoreland, SUNY at Albany
    d.. Absence of Distinctive Agreement: Language Change?, Elizabeth
Martinez-Gibson, College of Charleston
Session IX Room 213 Historical-Comparative Studies I
    a.. Latin /a/ from Zero Grade Before a Syllable Containing a
Laryngeal, Julius Purczinsky, Hunter College, CUNY
    b.. Indoeuropean Complementisers: Evidence for Parameterised
Lexicalisation and Feature Syncretism, Peter Oehl, University of Stuttgart
    c.. The Grammaticalization Chain from Classical Latin illi(s) to
Modern Spanish le(s), Jose Carrasquel, Northern Illinois University
    d.. The Derivational Suffixes and Suffixoids of Old Saxon: A
Panchronic Approach to Linguistic Categories of Old Saxon, Christopher M.
Stevens, University of California, Los Angeles
3-3.30 Coffee, Room 462
3:30- 6:00 p.m

Session X Room 105 Language Contact IV

    a.. Karelian in Russian Style: Observations on Codeswitching and Mixed
Codes in a Minority/Majority Language Contact Situation in Northwest
Russia, Anneli Sarhimaa, University of Helsinki
    b.. Language Contact and Language Loss, Agurtzane Elordui, Euskal
Herriko Unibertsitaea
    c.. Dialectal Issues of a Contact Variety: The Spanish of Catalonia,
Robert E. Vann, Western Michigan University
    d.. Language Change Observed in a Linguistic Continuum, Maria Ibba,
Universita Cattolica del Santo Cuore
    e.. Extralinguistic Factors for a Language Change in an Italian
Dialect, Francesco D'Introno, University of Massachusetts
    f.. Arabic Borrowing in Hindi, Shaligram Shukla and Solomon Sara,
S.J., Georgetown University
    g.. Language-Contact Induced Change in Sorbian and German, Gunter
Schaarschmidt, University of Victoria
Session XI, Room 113 Miscellaneous (Discourse/Generative Grammar)

    a.. Linguistic And Culture-Specific Factors For Business English
Curriculum Development, Lyudmila Bordyuk, Lviv Polytechnic State
University (Ukraine) and San Diego State University
    b.. The Construction of Masculinity in Peruvian Spanish: the Use of
Gossip, Expletives, Phatic Language and Slang to Create a Masculine Talk,
Susana de los Heros, University of Rhode Island
    c.. The Right to Talk (or not): Different Enactments of Power in
Modern Greek Discourse, Christina Kakava, Mary Washington College
    d.. Feature Analysis of Zibun, Yoshi Okamoto, University of Maryland
at College Park
    e.. Variation in Spanish: The Realization of ???Phrase, Almeida
Jacqueline Toribio, Pennsylvania State University
Session XII, Room 213 Language Change #2

    a.. 'Voy en el Mercado': Preposition 'en' with Verbs of Movement in
Paraguayan Spanish, Jinny K. Choi, University of Texas, Arlington
    b.. Towards a Neurocognitive Understanding of Language Change , Hilke
Elsen, Universität München & Universität Eichstätt
    c.. Early Lexical Exponents and 'Related' Lexical Items as
Manifestation of Conceptual/Semantic Primitives in Child Language, Adrian
Tien, Australian National University
    d.. Linguistic Implications for Mathematics Education, Virginia Tong
and Francis J. Gardella, Hunter College, CUNY
    e.. A HELLA: a New Specifier in San Francisco, Rachelle Waksler, San
Francisco State University


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